| Apr 21, 2013
| 2:45 AM
The next time you are suffering from a sinus infection or earache, or need a flu shot or sports physical, you will find a growing number of alternatives to making a traditional appointment to see your family doctor.
Consider the north side of Mishawaka...
| Mar 16, 2013
| 4:25 PM
Latrice lifts the sleeve of her gray sweatshirt to reveal small, dark lines — scars from slicing her forearm over and over to drown out pain from years of sexual abuse. She says she was an alcoholic, dropped out of school in the eighth grade and got...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 5:06 PM
SAN DIEGO - Parents trying to have their toddlers to be read-and-write ready before kindergarten should consider a sign language class, educators said.
Multiple studies have already shown toddlers who learn sign language can learn how to read and write...
| May 1, 2012
| 1:44 PM
When it comes to family vacations, flying with children is likely one of the largest logistical dragons you'll slay. From toddler tantrums and teen boredom to infant ear pain and stroller storage, the list of potential issues is long indeed. I talked to...
| May 9, 2012
| 4:24 PM
SOUTH BEND -- The location probably sounds a little counterintuitive.
But the new Medpoint Express convenient care clinic located inside
Memorial Hospital is actually seeing more patients after 30 days than
the clinics located inside retail stores....
| Jun 30, 2012
| 4:02 PM
The U.S. Supreme Court's decision on Thursday to uphold President Obama's health insurance mandate will expand coverage to many uninsured Americans, but its effect on area hospitals remains unclear.
Len LaBella, president of Verdugo Hills Hospital, is...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 7:40 AM
Rue. The name alone should give you pause.
This low-growing perennial has been a domesticated herb for thousands of years, particularly in Europe. It grows easily in bad soil, propagates on its own and puts out bright yellow flowers that attract...
| Dec 9, 2012
| 5:45 AM
Ahhh...the lure of donuts and beer on a Monday night.
Gainesville cops say Jessica Renee Sanland left her kids, age 4 and 7, alone in her apartment while she went to Dunkin' Donuts and a nightclub, according to an arrest report, reports The Gainesville...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 10:29 AM
Dear Pharmacist: I've had a couple of years of bad insomnia. I've tried medications, but I want something natural. Suggestions? — P.T., Denver, Colo.
Dear P.T.: There are many natural supplements known to help insomnia, among them: GABA, kava,...
| Jul 28, 2010
As Congress debated the healthcare bill, many critics lamented it would do little to transform a system in which doctors and hospitals bounce patients around in an uncoordinated, costly, sometimes tragic process.
But something unexpected has happened...
| Aug 11, 2010
| 10:44 AM
Some more about my family’s vacation in Nassau.
There was no luggage inspection by the customs service when we landed at the Nassau Airport, or on our arrival in Miami. Maybe it was just too late for the people there to be bothered with us, or we...
| Jan 11, 2011
| 6:01 AM
LOS ANGELES -- Oscar winning actor Michael Douglas has revealed that his tumor is gone and that he believes he has beaten Stage 4 throat cancer.
"It's been a wild, six-month ride," Douglas told NBC's Matt Lauer in a taped interview -- his first since...